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  • First Review
    August 22, 2014
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    August 22, 2014
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Stephen Starr brings his signature brand of hospitality and design to the nation’s capital with the opening of Le Diplomate, located at 14th & Q. Serving lunch, brunch and dinner, the stylish 260 seat restaurant transports diners to the beloved cafés of Boulevard Saint-Germain in Paris. The extensive menu features a variety of classic dishes including Onion Soup Gratinee, Steak Frites, and Poulet Roti as well as contemporary bistro fare, with dishes such as Shaved Veal Tongue with Mache and Bavette de Boeuf à l’Echalote. A thoughtfully curated wine list and cocktail program perfectly complements the cuisine and creates an environment suitable for romantic dinners or lively group gatherings. In warmer weather, enjoy dining "en plein air" in the stunning outdoor café where you can take in the bustling energy of DC while sipping on the perfect kir royale.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Wonderful dinner with friends
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Dined on 8/20/2014
 2011
Dined on 8/20/2014
 2011
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"There's a reason everyone is taking about Le Diplomate. I came here for a celebratory dinner with two good friends. It was the perfect spot! To start, we wanted wine but weren't sure what to order . Our wonderful waitress sent over their sommelier, who helped us select a delicious white wine (when we ordered the one he recommended, he thanked us for taking his recommendation!). To start, I split the warm shrimp salad with my friend--the waitress knew we were splitting so she had it served on two dishes! It was incredible. The Moules Frites entree was wonderful as well. When it came time for dessert, there was no splitting--we each had to try one of their desserts. Wonderful meal!"
Dined on 8/20/2014
 2011
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion, notable wine list, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies
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